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A worthy endeavor

The space shuttle Endeavour's final flight ended Friday, September 21, when it landed at Los Angeles International Airport en route to its new life as an exhibit at the California Science Center. But without Caltech professors ...

dateSep 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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A summer of records for NASA engine testing

(Phys.org) -- As Olympic athletes converge on London with dreams of winning gold in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, NASA is also setting records while testing the J-2X powerpack at the Stennis Space Center. The first time ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Space Exploration
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J-2X engine continues to set standards

(Phys.org) -- Testing of the next-generation J-2X rocket engine continues to set standards. Last fall, the engine attained 100 percent power in just its fourth test and became the fastest U.S. rocket engine to achieve a full-flight ...

dateMay 28, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Key facts about SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies is the first private company to attempt to send its own cargo capsule to the International Space Station and back.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Space Exploration
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